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In the News (Wed 21 Aug 19)

  
  Discovery Corps Fellowships (nsf03596)
Discovery Corps Postdoctoral Fellows who begin a tenure-track faculty position within four months of completing their Fellowship are eligible to apply for a $100,000 Discovery Corps Faculty Development Award to augment their start-up package and enable the individual to establish an ambitious program that fully integrates research, education and professional service.
In proposing their Discovery Corps Fellowship projects, applicants need to demonstrate how their research expertise and plan for professional service will address national needs.  Discovery Corps Fellows are required to affiliate with one or more host organizations that provide support and oversight for their activities.
Discovery Corps Fellow applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a cognizant program officer as they begin to plan their application.
www.nsf.gov /pubs/2003/nsf03596/nsf03596.htm   (4535 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark | PBS
The Corps of Discovery didn't always know where it was going.
Enter the world of Lewis, Clark and the rest of the Corps of Discovery.
Follow an expedition timeline and maps, or read the journals of the Corps.
www.pbs.org /lewisandclark   (148 words)

  
 KLTZ/Mix-93 events and services
Corps of Discovery II: 200 Years to the Future is on the road and headed to a Lewis and Clark Trail community near you.
Corps II is a mobile exhibit designed to provide visitors an introduction to the Lewis and Clark story, including the natural history, cultural resources and the people of our nation before, during and after the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Corps II serves as the unifying component for the Bicentennial commemoration of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
www.kltz.com /corps2.html   (780 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark Bicentennial in Oregon - Corps of Discovery II
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial in Oregon - Corps of Discovery II Corps of Discovery II Routes for Oregon and Washington
Corps of Discovery II brings the Lewis and Clark story to your hometown in a unique traveling exhibit hosted by the National Park Service.
When the journey began, Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery could not have imagined what their adventure would entail.
or-lcthf.org /lcbo/corps.html   (648 words)

  
 Flight of Discovery
The Flight of Discovery is a team of general aviation pilot/scientists who will fly the river corridors and overland routes of the Lewis and Clark expedition - the trail of the Corps of Discovery - during the 200th anniversary of the search for the Northwest Passage to the Pacific Ocean.
Corps members will document and evaluate environmental changes along the route that have occurred over a two hundred year period by employing scientific method and procedures, with reference to the 200-year old historical record contained in the journals, correspondence, notes and samples assembled from 1804-1806 by the Corps of Discovery.
The purpose of the expedition is to connect people on and off the Trail with established history and their environment through the utilization of familiar and available technology.
www.flightofdiscovery.com   (343 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark : The Expedition of the Corps of Discovery
To carry the Corps and its cargo on the first leg of their journey, Lewis had a keelboat built, a 55-foot shallow-draft vessel capable of carrying about 12 tons of cargo.
By October, the Corps of Discovery had reached what is now North Dakota, but they were obviously nowhere near the Missouri's headwaters and winter was at hand.
The Corps of Discovery returned with a great deal of knowledge about the new United States territory west of the Mississippi -- the people, the land, the rivers, the mountains, the plants and animals.
www.edgate.com /lewisandclark/expedition.html   (1508 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery
The indigenous Native Americans were already very familiar with these "discoveries." Even though an easy water route across the continent was not found, these accomplishments make the Lewis and Clark Expedition one of the most successful explorations of all time.
By October the Corps of Discovery reached the Mandan and Hidatsa villages, where they built "Fort Mandan" (near present-day Washburn, North Dakota), and spent the winter of 1804-1805.
The Corps of Discovery was reunited in North Dakota, at the mouth of the Yellowstone River.
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/CorpsOfDiscovery/CorpsOfDiscoveryMain.htm   (1265 words)

  
 Pacific Science Center
Discovery Corps is a science club that puts teens on the front lines of Pacific Science Center's mission to inspire lifelong interest in science, math, and technology.
Discovery Corps is made up of motivated teens who dive into intensive, hands-on involvement in presenting education programs to the public and participate in behind-the-scenes projects and training.
Discovery Corps Club meetings will give you the opportunity to make friends, participate in fun social events, and explore exciting new science discoveries.
www.pacsci.org /discoverycorps   (333 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark : The Expedition of the Corps of Discovery
To carry the Corps and its cargo on the first leg of their journey, Lewis had a keelboat built, a 55-foot shallow-draft vessel capable of carrying about 12 tons of cargo.
By October, the Corps of Discovery had reached what is now North Dakota, but they were obviously nowhere near the Missouri's headwaters and winter was at hand.
The Corps of Discovery returned with a great deal of knowledge about the new United States territory west of the Mississippi -- the people, the land, the rivers, the mountains, the plants and animals.
www2.edgate.com /lewisandclark/expedition.html   (1508 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery Trunk - Kansas State Historical Society
Corps of Discovery Trunk - Kansas State Historical Society
This trunk provides many interesting lessons and hands-on activities on the topics of Lewis and Clark in Kansas, the Corps of Discovery expedition, explorers, westward expansion, natural history, and multicultural studies.
The Kansas State Historical Society developed The Corps of Discovery traveling resource trunk with major funding provided by the Kansas Lewis and Clark in Kansas Bicentennial Commission.
www.kshs.org /teachers/trunks/corps.htm   (639 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery Welcome Center - Crofton, Nebraska
The Corps of Discovery Welcome Center was opened to the public May 26, 2001.
The Corps of Discovery Welcome Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit venture, leasing a limited area of land at an established Nebraska Department of Roads scenic overlook.
The Corps of Discovery Welcome Center was started by the Northeast Nebraska Resource Conservation and Development (RCandD) Council and was strengthened by partnering with the Lewis and Clark Natural Resource District (NRD) in Nebraska, and the Lower James RC and D in South Dakota.
www.crofton-ne.com /discover.htm   (389 words)

  
 CorpsOfDiscovery
Other men in the Corp carried their own "Kentucky" flintlock rifles (these had even a longer barrel!), or muskets (more powerful guns typically loaded from the open end).
The Corps had two pirogues: a red one designed to be rowed by eight men, and a white one rowed by six.
When the Corps reached Montana on their return journey in 1806, some of the men were sent to a British post in Canada to trade horses for supplies.
www.clarkswcd.org /Education/LewisClark/LWCorps.htm   (1765 words)

  
 Rediscovering Lewis and Clark in Music
Corps of Discovery practices are fun, but they are serious business, too.
In Corps of Discovery, he sings the role of John Potts, a German-born member of the Corps who displays the potential for conflict among the Corpsmen with their varied ethnic backgrounds.
Stories told by the returning members of the Corps enlighten the audience to an embarrassing wound suffered by Lewis, who was mistakenly shot in the hindquarters by one of his own men.
atmizzou.missouri.edu /apr03/LewisClark.htm   (1460 words)

  
 Lewis&Clark Rediscovery Project
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery camped in this area in the late Fall of 1805.
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery traversed central and eastern Montana in 1805.
Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery camped in this area in 1804 and '06.
www.lcrediscovery.org /lcrp/consortium.html   (468 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery II retraces Lewis & Clark History
Discovery Expedition of St. Charles' replica keelboat is heading up the Missouri River to the Omaha and Blair Nebraska area.
The fiddle was one of the few instruments that the Corps of Discovery brought with them along the trail and continues to be popular today.
Free shuttles will be available to transport guests of the Corps Of Discovery Festival to and from the neighboring Lewis and Clark events: Fort Calhoun's First Council Festival, Corps of Discovery II (Blair stop only) and the Discovery Expedition of the St. Charles, Missouri at Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge.
www.omahariverfront.com /articles2004/20040723_lcexpedition.htm   (1035 words)

  
 Corps of Re-Discovery specializes in crafts and literature for Lewis and Clark, American Indian, Frontiersmen and ...
Corps of Re-Discovery specializes in crafts and literature for Lewis and Clark, American Indian, Frontiersmen and Pioneer American studies for the home schooling family.
Springfield, MO Corps of Re-Discovery specializes in high quality crafts and literature for Lewis and Clark, American Indian, Frontiersmen and Pioneer American studies for children of all ages, for homeschoolers and private or public school children.
Learn of the discovery of the west, Lewis and Clark’s journey with the Corps of Discovery, life as a frontiersman, the struggles and triumphs of the pioneers, the great gold rush and the first Americans.
www.corpsrediscovery.com   (194 words)

  
 Discovery Corps
But last year, she read a column by Ellis written for the NSF's newsletter, describing the Discovery Corps, and she decided to submit a proposal.
This Web site lists the first six winners of the Discovery Corps awards, and has information about their research proposals.
The Discovery Corps is named after Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's famous Corps of Discovery.
www.acfnewsource.org /science/discovery_corps.html   (851 words)

  
 Oregon Historical Society :: Picturing the Corpos of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition in Oregon Art Exhibit
The Lewis and Clark Expedition as a social metaphor at the turn of the Millennium and plans for the bicentennial observance are examined as the future of such imagery is considered.
Picturing the Corps of Discovery are drawn from a national inventory compilation of over 400 works of art inspired by the Lewis and Clark Expedition, over 75 of which are from Oregon.
Picturing the Corps of Discovery will help viewers gain a new perspective on the significance of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in regional and United States history and culture.
www.ohs.org /exhibits/picturing.cfm   (493 words)

  
 PBS - THE WEST - Corps of Discovery
The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri River, and such principal stream of it, as, by its course and communications with the waters of the Pacific Ocean may offer the most direct and practicable water communication across this continent...
Jefferson called his expedition the"Corps of Discovery." To lead it, the president had turned to his personal secretary, Meriwether Lewis, a young army officer from Virginia.
We were now about to penetrate a country at least two thousand miles in width, on which the foot of civilized man had never trodden; the good or evil it had in store for us was for experiment yet to determine.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/program/episodes/one/corpsof.htm   (1703 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery
Sacagawea, the young Indian wife of one of the Corps' interpreters, hopes to locate her people in the mountains, from whom she was abducted as a child.
Soon to follow in the footsteps of the Corps of Discovery will be fur-trading companies, whose leaders will grow rich and powerful overnight.
All that he must do is court the favor of these ignorant American officers, while behind their backs he makes his own deals with the Indians, and lures other members of the Expedition into his scheme.
www.geocities.com /lewisandclarknovel   (212 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery - The Others
On May 14, 1804, William Clark and the Corps of Discovery left Camp River Dubois, and were joined by Meriwether Lewis in St. Charles, Missouri.
The following day the Corps of Discovery embarked on their incredible journey.
For information on the later lives of Lewis and Clark and several of the men of the Corps of Discovery as revealed through original court documents take a look at the
www.nps.gov /jeff/LewisClark2/CorpsOfDiscovery/TheOthers/Others.htm   (241 words)

  
 Corps of Discovery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Corps of Discovery was the official name of the expedition sent out by President Thomas Jefferson to explore the newly acquired area of Louisiana.
The Corps was led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and comprised of men from different backgrounds.
The roster of the Corps changed as some men left the expedition and others left.
www.stjosephmuseum.org /LewisClark/corps.htm   (152 words)

  
 The Nature Conservancy in Illinois - Emiquon Corps of Discovery
A display of the Corp's photography, paintings and other records of the Emiquon project will be on display at Dickson Mounds State Museum through April 2006.
The Emiquon Corps of Discovery, created in partnership with the Illinois Natural History Survey and Dickson Mounds State Museum, is a group of 45 volunteers who have engaged with Emiquon in ways that go beyond the scientific documentation of water volume statistics and species surveys.
These are the personal stories of Emiquon told by people who are learning to see themselves connected to the land through their knowledge of its natural rhythms and their experience of its change.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/illinois/news/news1791.html   (399 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark Expedition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Due to bureaucratic delays in the US Army, Clark officially only held the rank of Second Lieutenant at the time, but Lewis concealed this from the men and shared the leadership of the expedition, always referring to Clark as "Captain" ([1]).
The explorers started their journey home on March 23, 1806 and arrived on September 23.
The Corps of Discovery returned with important information about the new United States territory and the people who lived in it, as well as its rivers and mountains, plants and animals.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lewis_and_Clark_Expedition   (1999 words)

  
 lewis and clark expedition: washington : pacific ocean
But, when the Corps arrived at the Pacific Ocean, it was November and there were no ships to be found in the turbulent winter waters.
Their efforts to survive, their discoveries and the ultimate decision which may well have saved their lives are all recorded in these pages.
The envelope features artwork of Discovery Trail and the tree in which William Clark carved his name, 1805, and "by land." The cancellation date is November 7, 2005.
www.lewisandclarkwa.com   (623 words)

  
 West by Northwest with the Corps of Discovery
Aware that the expedition, which the president named the “Corps of Discovery,” had attained a new urgency, Lewis went to Philadelphia for a crash course from the leading scientists of his day.
At the end of March, after a dreary winter at Fort Clatsop in Oregon, it was time for the Corps of Discovery to begin the long journey back to the settled United States.
But on September 23, 1806, the men in the Corps of Discovery were not aware of the impact of their journey.
www.neh.gov /news/humanities/2002-11/westbynorthwest.html   (2724 words)

  
 OpinionJournal - From the Heartland
Thanks in part to Sacagawea, of course, they made it through a more direct route far to the north, but a morning's excursion for us was a nearly fatal detour for the Corps of Discovery.
The Corps of Discovery set out to expand U.S. trade and open up the West to settlement.
This might mean fewer untrammeled areas--though it's worth remembering that the Indians had already exerted powerful influences on the natural landscape, including the "Indian road" that Lewis and Clark followed to the summit of Lemhi Pass--but it also meant undeniable progress for mankind.
www.opinionjournal.com /columnists/tbray/?id=110002398   (1015 words)

  
 DNK Amazon Store :: Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
The United States as a country is less than 30 years old on May 14, 1804, as Lewis & Clark leave with Jefferson's "the Corps of Discovery" on their famous expedition to explore the west.
The story is told through reading excerpts from the Corps' diaries and journals, beautiful photography, and interviews with Dayton Duncan (writer), John Logan Allen (geographer), Stephen E. Ambrose (historian), William Least Heat-Moon (writer), James P. Ronda (historian), Mylie Lawyer (Twisted Hair Descendant), and others.
As stated of the Corps of Discovery in the movie's Introduction, "They were beginning the most important expedition in American History, the United States' first official exploration into unknown spaces, and a glimpse into the future of their young nation.
www.entertainmentcareers.net /book/ProductDetails.aspx?asin=B000BITUHU   (567 words)

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